Final Exam 2012 – US History Civil Rights Movement; Kennedy & Johnson Years Set 2

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What happened in hundreds of cities immediately after the assassination of Martin Luther King?
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Riots broke out.
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The conflict at Little Rock’s Central high School was a reaction to
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Brown v. Board of Education.
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In what way did the Civil Rights Act of 1964 affect employment in the United States?
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It outlawed job discrimination and created the EEOC to investigate charges of job
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events in the Civil Rights movement preceded the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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The Supreme Court ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Alabama. Dr. Martin Luther King delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech at The March on Washington.
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At what point did the Black Panthers believe that African Americans would become “free”?
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when they gained full control of their community institutions
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How did the Black Panthers exemplify the idea of “black power”?
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The Black Panthers developed programs for African Americans to help themselves and their communities.
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Who signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964?
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President Johnson
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When three civil rights workers disappeared during Freedom Summer, the SNCC claimed that they had been
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murdered.
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While in prison, Malcolm X became a convert to
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the Nation of Islam.
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What civil rights measure was passed by Congress shortly after King’s assassination?
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the Fair Housing Act
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The Alliance for Progress provided what kind of assistance to Latin American countries?
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economic
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As the result of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Khrushchev
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declined in national politics.
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As a result of the Nuclear Test Ban Treaty,
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nearly forty countries ended above ground nuclear tests.
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What did President Kennedy’s domestic agenda primarily fight?
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poverty
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Which of these was a result of the Equal Pay Act?
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Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in Kennedy’s assassination.
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According to Johnson, the primary role of government is to
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support individual effort.
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Kennedy’s military policies encouraged more funding for
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the Special Forces

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